Brenda S. Peterson

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Introduction Brenda Peterson is the author of over sixteen books. Her nature writing and novels include Duck and Cover, a New York Times “Notable Book of the Year,” and her first memoir, Build Me an Ark: A Life with Animals. Her new memoir, I Want To Be Left Behind: Finding Rapture Here on Earth was chosen as an Indie Next “Best Top Read” and named among the “Top Ten Best Non-Fiction Books of 2010 by The Christian Science Monitor. Peterson lives on the Salish Sea in Seattle, Washington and is a co-founder of Seal Sitters. For more: Peterson's non-fiction has appeared in the New York Times, Seattle Times, and magazines such as New Age Journal, Sierra, Orion and The Utne Reader. Photo (c) 2010 Chris Stuvek